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Last April, Tara Reade watched as a familiar conversation around her former boss, Joe Biden, and his relationship with personal space unfolded on the national stage. Nevada politician Lucy Flores alleged that Biden had inappropriately sniffed her hair and kissed the back of her head as she waited to go on stage at a rally in 2014. Biden, in a statement in response, said that "not once" in his career did he believe that he had acted inappropriately. But Flores's allegation sounded accurate to Reade, she said, because Reade had experienced something very similar as a staffer in Biden's Senate office years earlier.
The left's real trauma might be that neoliberalism died without them actually killing it. Instead, agency' now seems to reside with an inhuman agent, reminiscent of Heidegger's claim that only a God could save us now.' The left waited for ten years for someone to finally bury the neoliberal settlement; no one arose, and now an extra-human agent will take care of it.